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Grandma we love you.....

So to remember World War One the giants have arrived. Here are some more photos of grandma sleeping and other aspects of the adventure that will occur over the next few days in Liverpool. 14 more words

Thoughts

Gallipoli

The boats left
laden with men and streamers,
and my son.
And the people, great crowds
that spilled down Queen Street
onto the quay,

held out tiny blue flags to the boats, 171 more words

Poetry

The Giants are here...

Grandma has arrived at St George’s Hall but she is asleep….there are posters asking us to join up ….and the memorials to the wars are just outside the Hall.

Thoughts

Empire, Faith and War: The Sikhs and World War One

A fascinating exhibition on the contribution of Sikhs (and indeed the Indian Army more generally) to Britain’s war effort has just opened at the Brunei Gallery at the School of Oriental and African Studies.  38 more words

British Religious History, Religious Archives

World War One and the USA: Interview with Christopher Capozzola

Christopher Capozzola specializes in the political and cultural history of the United States from the late nineteenth century to the present. He graduated from Harvard College… 1,426 more words

Interviews

A history of the First World War in one hundred blogs ! No.3 Was war inevitable ? The blame game and some thoughts on the July crisis of 1914.

(The Balkan pot threatens to boil over in this 1912 Punch cartoon by Leonard Raven-Hill. Unfortunately imperialist and nationalistic tension could not be contained by August 1914. 1,463 more words

History

Another Sneak Preview...

I Haven’t posted much on here recently because I’ve been working away on the final pages of my story, but here is a little sneak preview, hopefully not giving too much away!